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Eighteenth-Century Life|Department of English

Style Guide

Eighteenth-Century Life first adheres to the rules detailed in our Style Guide, available online (see Table of Contents below), or as a printable text-only document. For issues not covered in the style guide, refer to the fifteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style (hereinafter, CMS15) for guidance.

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Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Byline and Affiliation
Ampersands
Capitalization
Captions
Dates
Diacritics
Documentation and Books Received
Ellipses
Epigraphs
Extracts
Inclusive Language
Numbers
Possessives
Spelling and Terms
Translations

 

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